shovel

Part of speech: verb

To take up and move or gather with a shovel; work with a shovel.

Part of speech: noun

An implement with a handle and a broad, flat blade, for digging.

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Usage examples "shovel":

  1. So, after passing the Burlings, orders were given to cut the bales, save the packing, and shovel the tobacco overboard. - "Looking Seaward Again", Walter Runciman.
  2. Rollo and Nathan held the cord, stretched from corner to corner, just along the surface of the snow, while Oliver, with the shovel, cut the snow square down to the ground, more than a foot and a half deep. - "Jonas on a Farm in Winter", Jacob Abbott.
  3. Boy, give me that shovel! - "Fore!", Charles Emmett Van Loan.